Foxconn Worker Made £600 Selling Nicked iPhone 6 Parts

By Gary Cutlack on at

The endless flood of iPhone 6 case leaks may have been triggered by one Chinese worker at Foxconn, who allegedly earned himself around £600 after pocketing iPhone parts and selling them on back in July.

According to the WSJ and Chinese paper Taihang Daily, the man was arrested 10 days ago. It's claimed that he responded to an advert offering Foxconn employees a cash bounty for stealing parts of the new iPhone, eventually nicking six rear shells from the production line and successfully sneaking them out. [WSJ via Mac Rumors]